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Welcome to the 72nd plenary meeting of ISO/TC 61 Plastics

25-29 September, 2023


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Visit to Site Zero
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Banquet at the Vasa Museum
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I am really happy to invite you to Stockholm for the 72nd plenary meeting of ISO/TC 61 Plastics in September 2023!

We are excited to be the host for physical and hybrid meetings with time for dialogue and collaboration to discuss strategic development and future needs at a time when plastics have received a lot of attention and expectations of what will be achieved with standardization are high.

Warm welcome!

Annika Andreasen





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Monday 25 September

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Tuesday 26 September 

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   Wednesday 27 September 

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   Thursday 28 September 

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   Friday 29 September 

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All meetings will be held at the SIS office (ninth floor),
except the meetings for ISO/TC 61/SC 14 and ISO/TC 61 on the 28th and 29th September, respectively, which will be held at Life City, with adress:
Solnavägen 3h, 113 63 Stockholm

5 minutes walk to the SIS Office

A top modern hotel with a relaxed atmosphere and first class service. Elite Hotel Carolina Tower is located in a fast expanding area of Stockholm, near shopping, nature and sights. Stay in a welcoming room with stylish decor and comfortable bed. The top floor offers a gym, sauna, relax area and fantastic views of Stockholm. Haga Bottega on the ground floor provides food with influences from Italy and Mediterranean countries. The hotel offers excellent venues for conferences and celebrations. Elite Hotel Carolina Tower is a Green Key eco-labelled hotel.

To make a reservation:


The discount code to be stated at the time of booking: 5903409 Our discount code gives you a 15% discount on the full price all year around. Please note that you need to provide your credit card number to the hotel to secure the booking

ELITE HOTEL CAROLINA TOWER (5 min walk) Eugeniavägen 6, Solna,
Phone +46 8 400 071 00

ELITE PALACE HOTEL (10 min walk) S:t Eriksgatan 115, Stockholm,
Phone +46 8 566 217 00


Venue: SIS Conference Centre and Life City

SIS Conference Centre and Life City are located at Torsplan in central Stockholm and is easily accessible by public transport from Stockholm Central Station and Arlanda airport. You will find these modern conference facilities at Solnavägen 1E, 113 65 Stockholm and Solnavägen  3H113 63 Stockholm, respectively.

Practical information for visitors to SIS (pdf)

About Covid

In Sweden there are no longer any restrictions related to Covid-19. We will therefore not call for social distancing. However, facial masks and hand alcohol will be available at the SIS office.

If you need to take a PCR test before returning to your country, you can turn to any of the following healthcare facilities:

  • Airport Sky Care Center (Vårdcentral)

  • Apoteksgruppen, at Arlanda offers PCR- and antigen tests at certain times of the day.

  • Express Care. Torsgatan is close to the office that offers PCR- and antigen tests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • SVEA Vaccin PCR Express at : Stockholm Central station, Klarabergsviadukten 49, Opening hours 10:00-18:00 closed for lunch 13:00-14:00. Telephone: +46 8- 241 600, Mail:

Welcome reception at SIS

Date and time: Monday, 25 September 2023, 17:30 - 20:00 (UTC+02:00) Europe/Stockholm

Delegates to ISO/TC 61 are welcome to attend the welcome reception, where you will have the opportunity to mingle with fellow colleagues. Adjacent to the welcome reception, a poster session will be on display with PhD students from the department of polymer technology at the Royal Institute of Technology. To the welcome reception we expect the attendance of the Head of department, Industry and Construction at Swedish Institute for Standards, SIS, Ms. Lisa Almkvist.

Address: Solnavägen 1E / Torsplan, 113 65 Stockholm


Visit to Site Zero

Date and time: Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 07:30 - 19:00 (UTC+02:00) Europe/Stockholm

SIS is planning a visit for the delegates of ISO/TC 61 to Site Zero, owned and operated by Swedish Plastic Recycling, for a guided tour around the world’s largest and most modern facility for plastic recycling. The facility will be able to recycle all plastic packaging from Swedish households and make plastics circular – completely without any CO2 emissions.

Address: Vickerkullavägen 2, Motala, Sweden
Departure time: 08:00 from Solnavägen 1E / Torsplan, 113 65 Stockholm
Agenda: Starting with a light meal at the venue, the visit will include a tour of the facility and is expected to finish at 16.30, whereupon a bus will take you back to Stockholm.

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Banquet at The Vasa Museum

Date and time: Thursday, 28 September 2023, 19:00 - 22:00 (UTC+02:00) Europe/Stockholm

The Vasa Museum is a maritime museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Located on the island of Djurgården, the museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th-century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628. The Vasa Museum opened in 1990 and is the most visited museum in Scandinavia. To the banquet we expect the attendance of the ISO President, Ms. Ulrika Francke.

Address: Galärvarvsvägen 14, 115 21 Stockholm
Departure time: All TC-delegates that have expressed their wish to join the Banquet are expected to find their way to the Vasa Museum.
Agenda: After a guided tour of the Vasa, which will take about one hour, we walk to the restaurant and eat a two-course dinner. 

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Visiting Sweden


When visiting Sweden as a citizen of a non-EU country, you may need a visa. A visa is a permit to travel and stay in a country for a maximum of 90 days. For more information which countries and how to apply, follow this link: Sweden Abroad >>

If you need an invitation letter for visa purposes, please contact Josefine Bora:


The hosts of the plenary meeting in Stockholm are not responsible for accidents, health issues, losses and/or damages that may occur, including issues linked to Covid-19. Participants are advised to ensure that they have insurance that covers travel, medical care, personal injury and luggage, prior to departure.

Travel tips

Visit Stockholm helps you find your way around Stockholm - get tips on restaurants, cafes, bars, shops, events, exhibitions and other exciting activities: Visit Stockholm >>

Weather in Stockholm in September

In September, the weather varies, and can be both rainy and sunny with an average temperature of about 12 to 17 degrees Celsius.

Contact person

For any logistical questions regarding your travel to Sweden please contact Bledar Beqiri: